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Event Category: National Wildlife Refuge Week (Oct. 8-15)
Date of Event: October 21, 2012 (Sunday)
Time of Event: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Site: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Event Description: To celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week, the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is gathering scientists and naturalists on the refuge for a 24-hour BioBlitz! The BioBlitz begins at 3 p.m. on October 20 and ends 3 p.m. October 21. Meet the experts and see what they do first-hand. Become a field scientist and help the refuge document plants and wildlife, big and small at Refuge Headquarters in Fremont. Participate in one of our guided programs, or take a documentation sheet and head out on your own. Programs include: • Reptile Surveys • Bird Surveys • Plant Surveys • Benthic Invertebrate Sampling • Song Bird Banding Demonstration • Mammal Night Walk • And More! Don’t forget to bring your camera! Upload your photos and findings into iNaturalist.org and turn in your documentation sheet to the refuge to receive an official certificate and credit as a Contributing Field Scientist on the final report. Call 510-792-0222 ext. 476 for more information. Open to all ages. A full day’s schedule and more information can be found on to our website at http://www.fws.gov/desfbay. Address: 2 Marshlands Rd, Fremont, CA 94555.
Geographic Region: US - Pacific
State/Province: California
Contact Information: Carmen Minch 510-792-0222 ext. 476 carmen_leong-minch@fws.gov
Event URL: http://www.fws.gov/desfbay


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